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. they looked at the impact of floods in countries like india and parts of asia, what it would have on neighboring countries. guest: if you think about water as our most important life support system and the vehicle through which we'll feel the impacts of climate change whether it's drought, desertification, seasonality of rivers, where before they ran year-round, all of that is going to change the world as we know it. host: we will get to viewer phone calls in a moment. i want to give folks a look at some of what blue august is about on planet green this month. here's a look. >> the ocean needs our help. time is running out. >> people have heard about global warming for years but it is only the past five years that experts really understood that carbon dioxide is causing problems for the oceans as well. what is worrisome it has not been on the radar. >> in a few decades it will profoundly altered oceans chemistry, rapidly making the water more acidic. >> scientists have demonstrated that if we continue to pollute as we are now, the ocean as said it will double by the end of the cen
swine flu worldwide. this week, india confirmed its first death, a teenage girl. the announcement led to panic and scuffle. a new trial started in moscow over the killing of the investigative journalist, a staunch critic of the kremlin. the retrial was necessary after an overturned acquittal of the three men accused of involvement in the killing. huge crowds turned out in the philippines as they paid their last respects to be former president. she led the power up writing in 1986. an indian court sentenced two men and women to death for their part in the mumbai bombings of 2003 which killed 52 and injured hundreds. investigators said that all three had links to a pakistan- based terrorist group. more details from delhi. >> the attack in 2003 was devastating. bombs were planted inside two taxis. one detonated at the city's main jewelry market at the height of the business hours, leaving behind a trail of destruction. the second of the mainland parks, the gateway of india. more than 50 people were killed, and nearly 118 wounded. last week, courts convicted the three suspects of planting
to be authenticated. >> who knew there was such a record? >> in india it's a big hon tore break so -- honor to break some of these records. several times an hour we're bringing you the big picture of the big stories of the day. >>> now our big picture has a theme song to go with it thanks to jonathan mann. he's writing a song a day and we were lucky enough that he agreed to write one for us. listen. ♪ you'll say no way from 3:00 to 5:00 it's a no brainer ♪ ♪ the big picture, the big picture ♪ >> pretty good. it's not the theme to "dallas" or "falcon crest" but he wrote that in all of one day, and of his songs, he basically does them in a day. you can see whatever song you want at rockcookiebottom.com. one of these days we'll have jonathan on to focus on why he focused onorly, but i think i know why. >> i love his intensity. i love the disco effect. very appropriate for us because we're -- >> you are a disco lady, aren't you? >> we're disco king and queen. john travolta and olivia newton. >>> just ahead sarah palin and those strange comments about death panels. it's part of today's face-off.
, israel, india and pakistan, they are not bound by the treaty, but iran is. iran violated that treaty in approximate a series of approximate a series of differen iran has been sanctioned by the united nations for those violations. the sanctions are too weak to cause a change in iran's behavior, but at least it it demonstrates iran has violated the treaty responsibilities. the fact is that while iran has the right to develop electricity from nuclear power plants, they are flaring their natural gas they could generate electricity for a couple kilo watt. >> host: why are they? >> guest: they have no way to export it, liquiified natural gas plant to markets. >> host: back to afghanistan, full page, photograph for afghans, a new test of democracy, their presidential election. their elections are coming up in 10 days, i believe august 20th. what are your hopes for the election? >> guest: a fair and free election would be outstanding step toward building afghanistan as a state. i can't tell you that i'd vote for this candidate or that can d candidate? >> host: is karz ai the best candid
a 28-year high. india has had the drive for more. you have to buy this stuff at a higher rate and recover the cost from somebody. it's you and i, the consumer. that's the potential of higher food prices. >> this last year, about march, there were food riots all over. >> 28 years for the price. i look forward to it. >> taliban militants have launched an attack. insurgence fired on the officers taking control in another building. joining me is our correspondent. martin, i sense that some of this is trickling in as we speak. >> this incident took place just an hour's drive from the kabul city. they fired rockets into the nearby compound. police chief. many people from where the fighting was taking place. they fired at the insurgence sheltering there. this is not a question of leaving a bomb on a road side or anything. >> we have seen these types of attacks using mult people attackers. there's a couple of reasons for that. these institutionals aren't guarded as well as those in the afghan capitol. they are easy to strike at. these what they want to do is shore to the people that t
, india and pakistan, they are not bound by the treaty, but iran is. iran violated that treaty in approximate a series of different respects and iran has been sanctioned by the united nations for those violations. the sanctions are too weak to cause a change in iran's behavior, but at least it it demonstrates iran has violated the treaty responsibilities. the fact is that while iran has the right to develop electricity from nuclear power plants, they are flaring their natural gas they could generate electricity for a couple kilo watt. >> host: why are they? >> guest: they have no way to export it, liquiified natural gas plant to markets. >> host: back to afghanistan, full page, photograph for afghans, a new test of democracy, their presidential election. their elections are coming up in 10 days, i believe august 20th. what are your hopes for the election? >> guest: a fair and free election would be outstanding step toward building afghanistan as a state. i can't tell you that i'd vote for this candidate or that can d candidate? >> host: is karz ai the best candidate to hav
floodwaters. at least 10 people are missing there. >>> there is another dark situation unfold anything india today as police and volunteers seven for the bodies on a scene of a devastating landslide. at least 43 people were killed when heavy rains triggered this slide in remote villages. searchers are having a tough time finding the remaining victims because of poor conditions there. >>> closer to home this morning, divers are returning to the murky waters of hudson river to resume the search for victims and the wreckage of saturday's mid-air collision between a small plane and a sight-seeing helicopter. all nine people involved were killed. and this morning the national transportation safety board begins the effort to find out why. nbc's michelle franzen has the very latest. >> reporter: one day after the horrific midair collision, crews lifted the wreckage of the sight-seeing helicopter. they loaded it onto a barge so investigators can search for evidence. >> the helicopter sustained significant damage. they're going to be conducting further examination of the wreckage. >> reporter: just n
economies, india, china. those consumers will spend more. their spending rates will come down and we will have the goods and services to sell to them. >> susie: let's hope they do buy things made in the usa. gentlemen both thank you so much for coming on the program. we really appreciate it. >> thank you, thank you. >> susie: kenneth rogoff of harvard university and mark zandi of moody's economy.com. >> paul: health care reform is the hot topic for congressional lawmakers on august recess and for their constituents. today, the insurance industry's lobbyist told reporters the battle over reform will be decided this month. the debate has centered on how to best cover uninsured americans. but a key issue: medical malpractice has been largely ignored. as stephanie dhue reports, some doctors say it shouldn't be. >> reporter: for capitol orthoapedics, apparently on the bottom line. the practice spends nearly a quarter million dollars each year on malpractice insurance premiums. dr. stephen rockower says the fear of being sued also leads to defensive medicine. >> i order a lot of tests th
on the premise that the rising middle class in places like india and china will want to drive around in cars like we do here in the u-s. that will drive up the demand for at a time when supply may have reached its peak. 'supply goes down and demand goes up. its economics 101, price is going to go up." $12 per gallon "12 dollars per gallon will be a turning point in america. they will move out of the exurbs and move to higher-density, walkable communities." for some, leaving the single family home in the sububs for a more tightly packed apartment building may mark the end of the american dream. but steiner sees things differently. "the american dream is really about happiness. that isn't going to change. people will be surprise by how easily they can adapt from a single family home to sharing two walls in a town home." $14 per gallon at 14 dollars a gallon, steiner forecasts an end to big box stores like target and walmart. "when gas prices go pas $14 a gallon, the walmart model built on the price of cheap gas, the only reason it works because of cheap oil, will not be tenable." 80 percent of
, ppleo again, minor injuries. noe second quake 160 miles th of india's iserndth and that one prompted a tsunami warning but so far no wave reported. that's good news. >>> meantime, dozens of people are dead and four others missing after a typhoon swept through. it dumped more than 80 inches of rain in some areas. that, of course, led to heavy floodened an mudslides. floodwater swept away this entire building. nearly million a people were evacuated to higher ground. >>> that is some harsh weather. >> 80 inches. >> i don't even know in how long. >> it doesn't matter. even if it's a couple of days -- >> that's a good point -- two years' rainfall for us. that's increde in. we're looking at another hot day tomorrow. not as hot. we'll go down. no records tomorrow. no more heat advisories. that will expire at 8:00 tonight. the next three days temperatures go down. 92 tomorrow. still relatively hot. 86 on wednesday. much better, a couple of storms still possible. we'll keep thursday dry. high temperatures about 87. we'll talk about the heat advisory until 8:00. when you have a heat advisory,
india. we learned from democrat senator claire mccaskill that, quote, if we go too far with this, that is cap and trade, then all we are going to do is chase more jobs to china and india where they've been putting up coal-fired plants every 10 minutes. in sum, we have a slew of hearings in three unsuccessful votes on the senate floor. actually i'd say four because we rejected the kyoto treaty in the beginning. the democrats taught us that cap and trade is a great big tax and will raise electricity prices on consumers i would have to say in a regressive way, send jobs to china and india all without any impact on global temperature, so off we go into the august recess secure in the knowledge that cap and trade is riddled with flaws and that democrats are seriously divided over one of president obama's top domestic policy priorities. and we also know that according to a recent polling the american public is increasingly unwilling to pay anything, as the polling has shown, to fight global warming. but all this does not mean cap and trade is dead and gone. it's very much alive as demo
are getting word that a 7.6 magnitude earthquake has struck near india's island. this is being felt in a number of countries. we're hearing even tokyo was shaken because of this. it's also called a tsunami watch and that watch covers india, myanmar, thailand, indonesia, bangladesh, as well. so, it could cause quite a bit of damage. we have a tsunami watch for all of those countries. it was a large magnitude quake, a 7.6 magnitude quake near india's island, but it's being felt in a number of countries including right in tokyo. they felt the aftershocks of it. >> wow. betty, there's some other news you're following right now, as well, right? >> absolutely. we want to talk gas prices making a steady upward climb. take a look at this. it's risen every day since july 21st when the national average price per gallon was $2.46. well, today it is up to $2.65, up 19 cents in just 20 days. analysts expect the price to peak as high as $2.70 a gallon, still well below last summer's record high prices. >>> and a wave of deadly bombings in iraq mass left at least 48 people dead and more than 400 i
in india and japan, after two strong earthquakes at sea. one just south of tokyo bay. another even stronger quake hitting just off the coast of india. japanese authorities shut down two nuclear reactors and bullet train service as a precaution. right now, they're carrying out intensive safety checks and inspections, but so far, no major damage or injuries have been reported. >>> in new york city, divers have found the body in the wreckage of a small plane at the bomb of the hudson river, it collided with a helicopter on saturday, resulting in nine deaths. the body is pinned in the wreckage and cannot be recovered right now. the plane could be lifted from the river as early as tomorrow. >>> on wall street, stocks retreated today, as investors locked in profits after a four-week rally. the dow jones industrial averages down 32 points, the s&p 500 lost three, and the nasdaq finished eight points lower. now back to "hardball." >>> welcome to "hardball." south carolina governor, mark sanford, may have more trouble right now, "associated press" reporter jim davinport wroed wrote this -- >>> gover
before weakening to a tropical storm. >>> to northern india where torrential rains triggered a landslide and killed at least 40 people. a police official says three remote villages were buried in the disaster. police and volunteers have been digging through mud and rocks and tree branches to find bodies of the other victims. >>> you've seen labels but do you really know what these omega 3s mean? >> four ounces of salmon can have 50 times more the omega 3s in some of the these fortified products. >> how a local woman is fighting to get more in her diet and why you should do it too. >>> and another heated one in our neighborhood. 71 degrees already at 5:04. >>> for a check of the trains and buses here's the mta's mark jones. >> the commute start is good on the camden, penn, brunswick lines of marc. light lietd and metro subway on time. 27 and 44 bus taking diversions, watermain breaks continuing. 21 diverted at pennsylvania and dolphin. and the 17 still diverted at nursery and winterson. heavy volume on the 3 and 5 bus lines. for the mta transit team, i'm mark jones. ♪ the art of getting
it got in east india today, where typhoon seon is making a mess of things across the season. torrential rains, flooding in taiwan caused buildings to collapse. triggered a mudslide in one mountain vilge that reportedly buried up to 600 people. a pair of powerful earthquakes to report tonight as well. a 6.6 quake centered about 100 miles southwest of tokyo shook some buildings, forced a halt to the bullet train, in fact. no casualties or serious damage reported early on. and a 7.6 quake centered 20 miles down below the indian ocean, north of the andaman islands, triggered a tsunami watch for some time. a lot of it roughly the same region you'll recall devastated by that massive tsunami 4 1/2 years ago now. >>> general motors announced today it's boldly entering the era of ebay. the company says it hopes to soon offer its entire line of cars and trucks on the website where potential gm customers can bid on them. gm, as you may know, is undergoing a top-to-bottom rebuild. it just got out of bankruptcy. this rollout would start in california at first, and if it's successful, it would go on
. >>> and in india heavy rain triggered a landslide that buried three remote villages and killed 43 people. police and volunteers have been digging through tangled mud, rock and tree branches to try to find victims. so far they have pulled 20 bodies from under the heavy depre. >>> now, the forecast certified baltimore's most accurate by weather rate, and maryland's most powerful.com radar. >> wyatt every heart here to talk about the weather and everybody is talking about how hot it has been out there. >> that has been the big boost. thundershowers this afternoon in eastern maryland. that's all gone for the most part, we're watching even more heat coming out of the south and just a steam behalf on the way tomorrow. >> could we see some storm clouds pop up this afternoon. >> i think the best chance coming tuesday afternoon, evening, when we finally get a cool front coming in which we'll be waiving and ushering but let's take a look at what we are seeing outside tonight. >>> a gorgeous night visually but sticky. relative humidity up to 74%. temperature 75, no wind. boy that makes it field a little mo
they voted 44% for bush. how we get the latinos, blacks, asians, india ns, to come over? most of them have conservative values. >> california as tragic as the condition of our state today virtually bankrupt issuing ious this week with a governor does not know he is a republic 10, we have in recent months of passage of proposition a comment the issue to secure the marriage be between one man and one woman and who helped us pass that? of the latino and black community came forward. we need to pick the right issues and carry the right banner to offer to the people something they can relate to. so it believes in family values those are republican values and conservative values that we need to enunciate and welcome them aboard. reagan has plenty of hispanics approaching for them so did george bush the first and florida -- the first four rounds so it is not a matter of the demographics as much as watery offering to the people? >> obama's said he wants to legalize a net large number of illegal aliens there is 12 million even with 1 billion wouldn't that be very decisive in a national election and
and i have trouble bringing in my workers from india or pakistan or singapore or britain? would it be a lot easier for me to move the job to the worker overseas and bring the workers to the job here? >> i had a conversation about three weeks ago with a google executive who is responsible for these decisions, director of global hiring. he says we hire and we locate our facilities wherever we can bring in the till to people we need. he said that at this point they think they basically interviewed everyone in the state of california. google searches the entire country and the entire world to find the best people and he said because it's hard to get the people in the u.s., we will locate in hong kong or singapore or europe and we're seeing microsoft for the first and has moved a research and development facility outside into vancouver because it's easier for them to get the people that want in canada. that is what companies will do. they can get them here they will go elsewhere. >> jackie, does it make sense to say that the mexican people are the ones that suffered the most of 9/11?
in india, and an awful lot of the doctors doing it were educated here. >> but does the president have to look beyond the rich for taxes? >> well, yeah. there's just -- the middle class bears the real burden here. that's why the middle class is getting hurt. and what you keep hearing, i take the subway in the morning, and people, everybody talks about what their complaints are. it's new york. and paying taxes is something nobody likes. now, they like the services that taxes pay for, but you have to have the burden -- everybody's going to have to sacrifice, everody's going to have to reach in their pocket if we're going to have a city and country of the future. >> does he have to reconsider that promise not to raise taxes on the middle class? >> i think we'll see down the road. in the end, the president has to deal with the reality and some of the things are beyond his control. he makes commitments, and he tries to live up to them, and i think the courage of being able to say, look, the world is different than what i anticipated or what it was before and i'm going to have to face that,
india, folks from asia. >> there's an awful lot of those folks, americans who are unemployed. who are in their mid-40s and things like that who are being moved out so these people can move in. >> now let's talk about health care. a little bit of tape of some of the more august liberals from the senate. we have what happened to john dingell this weekend, let's watch a little bit of that, also tom harkin in iowa. these are angry people. now, you're going to new hampshire tomorrow. the president is doing a town hall meeting. what do you think is going to happen in portsmouth, new hampshire? >> i've got my hands on one conservative new hampshire group that is recruiting volunteers to show up. they've been using facebook and other news groups to do that and they're trying to get people there. look, new hampshire, arguably, you know, new england invented the town hall meeting or the modern day town hall meeting. these folks now how to do it. so you have this feeling, i wouldn't be surprised if we see a mob scene on the outside, but i wouldn't be surprised if the white house almost hopes
for understanding. >>> another world record fell today in india. this time it is the coveted record for standing at the top of a ladder while riding a motorbike. the previous record was eight hours. but it should be noted that the record-holder took several breaks. today a dare devil rode for eight hours straight without a break and he stood on a 15-foot ladder the entire time. the record-breaker is a number of the indian military and is part of a motorbike dare devil team. the unit prides itself on taking challenges. they hold at least four world records.
give up imported oil, that vast supply of oil in the middle east would be devoured by india and china. india has already said. not only will they not sign any global warming treaties but they are annoyed by us having asked them to sign it. brian: we understand the arctic circle is melting. therefore water ways we are going to have to spend money to protect. john kerry sudan result of did he vert in the north and repeat many times over and therefore terrorist also flourish. the center for naval analysis has looked at this and in 2007 came back with study arctic sea ice we have a whole new side of the continent that we have to defend. in terms darfur. really the first example of a country where climate change is exacerbated drought and the conflicts have been intensified. in fact, climate change is a force multiplier. you combine that with the idea that not only do the effects cause mass migrations. but also we are sending all these billions of dollars to our enemies. why? who could be about reducing the amount of oil. brian: john, a lot of people don't even see something that's valid g
coming out of china, out of india, some domestic growth but it will be a slow growth. i don't think there will be no growth but slow growth. there is a risk we turn down later in the year. a lot of -- >> later this year? >> well, i would say into 2010. but you guys and i agree are great fans to warren buffett. he's noted for saying, you know, forecasting the future, tell you more about the forecast than they tell you about the future. once you get beyond the 12-month rice, you're talking politics s rather than economics. it will be highly unusual after fiscal stimulation in the monetary stimulation, injected in the economy didn't have the intended effect. >> over the weekend barron's said you would almost prefer a return that's tepid, because as long as the economy is subpar, less politicians are, they can't force through legislation, you go along with that or would you rather have a booming recovery? >> no. steady as she goes. >> really? >> give opportunity for the excesses to unwind. same thing for the stock market. our target at the beginning of the year, my vice chairman, a grea
the energy race with china and india? the answer is yes. we well, we have that in america, oil reserves throughout the west that rival saudi arabia's deposits, also ail in alaska, and other states. do the authors of cap and trade want to tap into that? no, we have coal reserves that have been referred to as the saudi arabia of coal. these are in kentucky, ohio, west virginia, montana and wyoming. do the authors of cap and trade want to tap into that? no america has that and more. we have the uranium, wind, solar, bio mass and hydropower. we have it all and can develop it in a responsible way. the authors of cap and trade don't want to develop all american energy resources. they want to start the energy race with china and india two laps behind as opposed to three laps ahead. the more energy america can produce, the stronger the american economy will be. energy development creates jobs, not just green jobs, but real red, white, and blue jobs. we need to keep all the american jobs we can. we need them all, and the solution rests on our shores. thank you, madam chairman. >> thank you, sena
limited. >>> from china, let's switch gears and head to india. ayesha joins us for the business report. >> it's been a volatile monday. asia was holding up. started off on a positive note. within minutes of trade it slipped down. around the 4500 level. just marginally holding. that's the case for the broader markets as well. what's dragging the indises down is the monsoon worries, which still hasn't picked up in certain key regions of the company. you have a couple of monsoon sectors. big draggers today. unilever stocks one of the losers today. what's gaining on the flip side is the entire i.t. sector. they are maintaining a good 6% gain right now. of course, pharma is holding up pretty well. in the meant, talking about monsoon, the worries clearly continue. they have actually stayed down the long-term forecast to 80% from the previous 95%. that as the market is watching. meantime, the swine flu death toll has risen in the country. in fact, it's gone up to six, with two deaths reported this morning in all. so that, of course, is bringing a flurry of activity with the entire pharma pack
into the indian ocean near india, that area over there, they would be called cyclone. but they are all the same rotating mass of stuff out there. so what are we looking for here? we will get rid of this guy for you and take a look at what's coming into possibly hawaii. we knew this thing was going to die, felicia. not a very big storm right now, even the center of circulation not where that convection is. that is great news, because we are going to see this thing make a run at hawaii, only as a tropical depression. they will get rain, they could still get flooding. this is still a very mountainous island, so if you get a lot of rain, we could see flooding here. that's the only threat at this point. big waves but not the storm surge and not a cat 3 or cat 4 storm. >> let's talk about waves or the tide just a little bit. look at these live pictures with me out of hollywood, florida. actually, i misspoke when they had all the wet towels on the whales. i should have known better, not keeping the mom and baby warm but trying to keep them wet so they don't dry out there in the sun. but now, chad, jus
manufactures, way better than expected. pre-bear. and they also saw the same thing in brazil, india, and china. >> well, you know, there was massive government intervention. >> right. >> massive, around the globe. here we go. at the big board, javelin investment management celebrating the recent look at jet dow jones islamic market international index fund. i don't get where the -- >> where the jets. >> i'll finger out where the jets come from. and at the nasdaq, the mt. sinai medical center. >> market reporters are standing by. let's get there. opening down 42. not full any open. bob, take it away. >> freddie mac is up here nicely, 122. that's a nice little move up there. 45-cent move. bottom line is, for the first profits in nearly of two years, sited a number of different things. change in accounting, that is kind of important. lower funding costs. gains in the company's derivative portfolio. fannie and freddie were the two most actively traded stocks. they don't need additional funding or financing from the u.s. government at this time. at this time is very important. they made a point of
india, myanmar, thailand, indonesia, also bangladesh that is after an earthquake with the preliminary magnitude of 7.6 has hit the a ndaman islands a short time ago. this quake was centered 290 miles southwest of the capital of myanmar. again, a tsunami warning has been issued after an earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 7.6. we will keep you posted on this developing story. >>> divers are once again scouring the hudson river for the two remaining victims of saturday's crash between a sightseeing helicopter and a small plane. they did take a little bit of a break earlier today because of poor conditions in the river. these are live pictures of the recovery effort as it is going on. this crash killed a total of nine people. the crew is working in near zero visibility. they say they have been able to find the small plane. they are hoping to pull it out of the water some time today. also today for the first time, we are getting to hear some of the dramatic 91 calls from witnesses who saw this collision between the plane and the helicopter. here is some of that. >> yes, ma'am. >>
and is bound by. there are three nations in the world that did not sign. israel, india and pakistan. they are not bound by the treaty. but iran is. iran violated that treaty in a series of different respects, and iran has been sanctioned by the united nations for those violations. the sanctions are way too weak to cause a change in iran's behavior, but at least it demonstrates that iran has violated its nonproliferation treaty and responsibilities. the fact is that while iran has the right to develop electricity from nuclear power plants, they are clearing their natural gas. so if they want electricity, they could generate electricity for a couple of cents a kilowatt because natural gas is free to the. >> host: what is the deal? >> guest: they have no way to export it. liquefied natural gas plant would be very expensive and there are no gas pipelines running from iran to market. >> host: back to pakistan for a moment. a full page of photographs for afghans. a new test of democracy. the presidential election, their elections are coming up in 10 days, august 20. what are your hopes fo
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